The standards were implemented for hardware; but, software standards are under development to provide the same facility.
It's imperative to describe the differences between these two software programs.
The makers of video game consoles use technical mechanisms to prevent others from selling their software unless they pay royalties.
If you have a software company, you might employ programmers in India.
Computer software is constantly being created to allow scientists to model, visualize, prototype, and diagram.
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You can install Boinc software on your computer, choose a project you want your computer to work on when you are away from it, and maybe do your bit to change the world.
Therefore millions of people were willing to pay hundreds of dollars for the software to make them more productive.
Cloud computing and software frameworks such as Hadoop give unimagined computing power to the scientist on the most modest budget.